Across Racial Groups, Endometrial Cancer Incidence on the Rise

August 19, 2015 7:21 PM

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Across Racial Groups, Endometrial Cancer Incidence on the Rise

The incidence of endometrial cancers is elevated for women across all racial/ethnic groups, while non-Hispanic black women have excess incidence of aggressive cancers and lower survival, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention.

Michele L. Cote, Ph.D., from Wayne State University in Detroit, and colleagues analyzed endometrial cancer incidence and mortality data from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program from 2000 to 2011.

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